Moore JJ, Matlock AG.J Emerg Med. 2014 May;46(5):612-6. Abstract. In caring for patients in the Emergency Department (ED), the emergency physician (EP) will often utilize consulting specialists and pharmacists. In the event of an untoward patient outcome, disagreement may arise regarding the liability of each provider. Here, we review a series of malpractice cases involving […]
Category: General Medicine
General medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of diseases.
Hernandez R, Kershaw KN, Siddique J; Boehm JK, Kubzansky LD, Diez-Roux A, Ning H, Lloyd-Jones DM.Health Behavior and Policy Review, Volume 2, Number 1, January 2015, pp. 62-73(12). Abstract:Objectives: We examined the association between optimism and cardiovascular health (CVH). Methods: We used data collected from adults aged 52-84 who participated in the Multi-Ethnic Study of […]
Janevic T, Kahn LG, Landsbergis P, Cirillo PM, Cohn BA, Liu X, Factor-Litvak P. Fertil Steril. 2014 Aug;102(2):530-8. Abstract. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate associations between work-related stress, stressful life events, and perceived stress and semen quality. DESIGN: Cross-sectional analysis. SETTING: Northern California. PATIENT(S): 193 men from the Child Health and Development Studies evaluated between 2005-2008. INTERVENTION(S): […]
Martines RB, Ng DL, Greer PW, Rollin PE, Zaki SR. J Pathol. 2014 Oct 9. doi: 10.1002/path.4456. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract. Ebolaviruses and marburgviruses include some of the most virulent and fatal pathogens known to humans. These viruses cause severe haemorrhagic fevers with case fatality rates ranging from 25% to 90%. The diagnosis of […]
Operationalizing Public Health Skills to Resource Poor Settings: Is This the Achilles Heel in the Ebola Epidemic Campaign?
Burkle FM. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2014 Oct 7:1-3. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract. Sustainable approaches to crises, especially non-trauma-related public health emergencies, are severely lacking. At present, the Ebola crisis is defining the operational public health skill sets for infectious disease epidemics that are not widely known or appreciated. Indigenous and foreign medical […]
Kanapathipillai R, Restrepo AM, Fast P, Wood D, Dye C, Kieny MP, Moorthy V. N Engl J Med. 2014 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print] With the Ebola epidemic in West Africa continuing to grow, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an urgent meeting on September 29 and 30 to assess the efforts under way […]
Stock I. Med Monatsschr Pharm. 2014 Sep;37(9):324-30. Abstract. Marburg and Ebola hemorrhagic fevers are severe, systemic viral diseases affecting humans and non-human primates. They are characterized by multiple symptoms such as hemorrhages, fever, headache, muscle and abdominal pain, chills, sore throat, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Elevated liver-associated enzyme levels and coagulopathy are also associated with […]
Regional anesthesia in the patient receiving antithrombotic or thrombolytic therapy: American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Evidence-Based Guidelines (Third Edition)
Horlocker TT, Wedel DJ, Rowlingson JC, Enneking FK, Kopp SL, Benzon HT, Brown DL, Heit JA, Mulroy MF, Rosenquist RW, Tryba M, Yuan CS.Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;35(1):64-101. AbstractThe actual incidence of neurologic dysfunction resulting from hemorrhagic complications associated with neuraxial blockade is unknown. Although the incidence cited in the literature is estimated to […]
American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neuromotor fitness in apparently healthy adults: guidance for prescribing exercise
Garber CE, Blissmer B, Deschenes MR, Franklin BA, Lamonte MJ, Lee IM, Nieman DC, Swain DP; American College of Sports Medicine.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Jul;43(7):1334-59. AbstractThe purpose of this Position Stand is to provide guidance to professionals who counsel and prescribe individualized exercise to apparently healthy adults of all ages. These recommendations also may […]
Jacobson MEEmergency Medicine News, 2012, 34(11A). doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000422901.91264.53 Excerpt.I am an emergency physician with an apolitical message in this rather politically charged, polarized time in our country. I have worked for some time in this profession, and have noticed a disturbing trend about which I must speak out